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Mary Free Bed Hospital - Awards & Accreditation

Below is information about Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital’s credentials and awards we’ve recently received.

Accreditation

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital holds a number of special accreditations from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF). This voluntary but rigorous accreditation process is based on specific and comprehensive standards ensuring the highest-quality rehabilitation.

CARF is an independent organization dedicated to providing reliable information to help patients and families make informed healthcare decisions. Consumers and medical professionals collaborate to develop the leading-edge standards by which providers are measured. Learn more about CARF’s accreditation process and providers.

CARF accreditated in the following programs, effective through Oct. 31, 2019:

• Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs — Hospital (Adults)
• Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs — Hospital (Pediatric Specialty Program)
• Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs — Hospital: Brain Injury Program (Adults)
• Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs — Hospital: Spinal Cord Injury Program System of Care (Adults)
• Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital: Amputation Specialty Program (Adults)
• Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital: Stroke Specialty Program (Adults)
• Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs – Hospital: Cancer Rehabilitation Specialty Program (Adults)
• Interdisciplinary Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programs: Brain Injury Program (Adults)
• Interdisciplinary Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programs: Spinal Cord System of Care (Adults)
• Interdisciplinary Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programs: Amputation Specialty Program (Adults)
• Home and Community Services: Brain Injury Specialty Program (Adults)
• Home and Community Services: Spinal Cord System of Care (Adults)

We also are accredited through the Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that has accredited hospitals for more than 60 years. Learn more about why Joint Commission accreditation is important to prompting exceptional health and safety standards.

Awards

Studer Group, a Huron solution | Excellence in Patient Care Award 
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital [2017]

Michigan’s Best and Brightest in Wellness
Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital [2016]

Grand Rapids Business Journal | 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan
Kim Ridings, Mary Free Bed Guild President [2016]

The Michigan Women’s Historical Center & Hall of Fame | Hall of Fame Inductees
Mary Free Bed Guild [2016]

WorldatWork
Work-Life Seal of Distinction [2017 and 2016]

Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce | EPIC Awards
Excellence in Business [2015]

Michigan Health & Hospital Association | Healthcare Leadership Award
Kent Riddle, CEO [2015]

American Heart Association
Fit-Friendly Worksites [2015, Platinum Recognition]

League of American Bicyclists
Bicycle Friendly Business [2015, Silver Level]

American Advertising Awards West Michigan | ADDY Awards
• Groundbreaking Crutch Shovel, New Building Groundbreaking [2014, Gold Award]
• Spinal Cord Rehabilitation, Trauma Campaign Billboard [2014, Silver Award]
• Concussion Rehabilitation, Trauma Campaign Billboard [2014, Silver Award]

Outdoor Advertising Association of America | OBIE Awards
• Holiday Orthotics & Prosthetics Billboard Campaign [2014, Gold Award]
• Trauma Billboard Campaign [2014, Finalist]

Grand Rapids Business Journal | Health Newsmaker of the Year
Kent Riddle, CEO [2013]

YWCA | West Central Michigan | TRIBUTE! Honorees
Maria Besta, Wheelchair & Adaptive Sports [2012]